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Any region of the Flash Layout can be exported from one Colibri to another one. It is also possible to copy the whole flash image, excluding Serial Number and MAC Address.

Update Tool Version 3.1 and newer

With Image Version 3.4 beta 2 also, the Update Tool Version 3.1 is available. You can find the Image in our Download Section.

With this Update Tool, it is possible to save and restore the whole Flash Memory or just in parts, like Bootloader, Config Block, Image or the Registry.

Please have a look at the Update Tool Video Tutorial.

NOTE: It is not possible to restore .bin files which include the Flash file system with the bootloader. Use the Update Tool in these cases to restore the .bin file.

Update Tool older than Version 3.1

Backup single/multiple regions

This functionality is used, for example, to copy the registry settings. Please follow the steps mentioned below:

On the master Colibri

  • Open Colibri Tweak on the Colibri
  • Press the "Flash Layout" button
  • Select the desired Region (with Colibri Tweak 0.75Beta and upwards it is possible to select multiple contiguous regions)
  • Press the "Backup" button, select filename and path and save the file
  • This will generate a bin file of the selected region.

On the target Colibri

  • Copy the bin file of the copied region to the target Colibri
  • Open the Update Tool
  • Press the "Update Bootloader/Image" button and select the bin file

Restriction:

  • In Colibri PXA3xx, the region "Flash File System" cannot be copied. (Use Update Tool V3.1 or newer.)

Backup Flash Image

This functionality is used, for example, to make one master Colibri and copy its Image to other Colibris. Please follow those steps

On the master Colibri

  • Open Colibri Tweak on the Colibri
  • Press the "Flash Layout" button
  • Press the "Backup all" button, select filename and path and save the file to an external Storage device, because the Flash Image has the same size like the Flash.
  • This will generate a bin file of the selected region.

On the target Colibri

  • Open the Update Tool
  • Press the "Update Bootloader/Image" button and select the bin file

Restriction:

  • In Colibri PXA3xx, the region "Flash File System" cannot be copied.(Use Update Tool V3.1 or newer.)